Rev. Kanji Ruhl

Yale Buddhist Sangha


Rev. Steve Kanji Angyo Ruhl is an ordained Zen Buddhist minister. A 2008 graduate of Harvard Divinity School, with an M.Div. in Buddhist Ministry, and a 2005 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, with a B.A. in Religious Studies, Kanji has been engaged in Zen Buddhist practice for two decades. In addition to his work with the Yale Buddhist Sangha, Kanji teaches Buddhist practice at Deerfield Academy, and at the The Rowe Center in Rowe, MA. Kanji is a contributor to the book The Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work, and is a published poet.

Interview Video: 

Matt Croasmun interviews Kanji about how he began Zen Buddhist practice, the relevance of one’s circumstances in a life worth living, and the goal of living a life with no regrets.